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1522 in literature

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1522 in literature

This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1522.



  • September – Luther Bible: Martin Luther's translation of the Bible's New Testament into Early New High German from Greek, Das newe Testament Deutzsch, is published in Germany, selling thousands in the first few weeks.
  • Luo Guanzhong's 14th-century compilation Romance of the Three Kingdoms is first printed, as Sanguozhi Tongsu Yanyi.
  • Prose

  • Desiderius Erasmus – Greek Textus Receptus of the Bible, third edition
  • Martin Luther – Against Henry, King of the English (Contra Henricum Regem Anglie)
  • Adam Ries – Rechenung auff der Linihen und Federn
  • Drama

  • Niklaus Manuel Deutsch I – Vom Papst und Christi Gegensatz
  • Poetry

  • Thomas Murner – Von dem grossen Lutherischen Narren ("Of the Great Lutheran Fool")
  • Approximate years
  • Biernat of Lublin – Zywot Ezopa ("The Life of Aesop")
  • Robert Copland – Ipomadon (derived from the Anglo-Norman Ipomedon (c. 1190) of Hue de Rotelande)
  • Births

  • June 1 – Dirck Volckertszoon Coornhert, Dutch classical scholar (died 1590)
  • Unknown dates
  • Joachim du Bellay, French poet (died 1560)
  • Louise Labé, French poet (died 1566)
  • Siôn Tudur, Welsh poet (died 1602)
  • Deaths

  • February 25 – William Lilye, English classical scholar (born c. 1468)
  • June 30 – Johann Reuchlin, German humanist scholar and poet (born 1455)
  • September – Gavin Douglas, Scottish poet and bishop (born c. 1474)
  • References

    1522 in literature Wikipedia

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